Can I make sauerkraut in a plastic trashcan?
Because a plastic trashcan is not made of food-grade plastic, it should not be used for making sauerkraut. Instead, use a crock, an unchipped enameled pan, a glass bowl, or a food-grade plastic container.
Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009